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Weekend of Spiritual Emphasis with Pastor Timmy Baze

Pastor Timmy Baze was the featured speaker for our recent Weekend of Spiritual Emphasis. On Friday evening, Sabbath morning, and Sabbath afternoon, Pastor Baze helped us better understand God's call on our lives. He reminded us that every Christian is a really a minister, no matter what career disguise he or she may wear.  [...]

Academy Day

Last Sunday was Academy Day. Students in 7th-11th grades spent the day on campus, visiting classes, talking with teachers, eating "cafe" food, touring the campus, making new friends, and getting a feel for academy life. While visiting classes, they potted vegetable plants, learned to play handbells, created food art, used heat and water vapor [...]

Senior Class Trip

Last week, the Senior Class of 2021 returned from their senior trip to Camp Blue Ridge in Montebello, Virginia. While at Camp Blue Ridge, the seniors spent time helping with a variety of service projects helping get the facility ready to open for summer camps in a few weeks.  The seniors worked, slept, ate, [...]

SA Organizes Campfire Vespers

As the sun sank low across the rolling fields, we gathered the welcome the Sabbath around a large blazing campfire out behind the women's dorm. The Student Association officers had planned the evening - the first vespers outdoor vespers this spring. We sang while we watched the fire burn, then listened as students shared [...]

Students Plan Afternoon Youth Meeting

Two senior girls organized a recent Sabbath afternoon meeting for the student body. After a praise time and opening prayer, students participated in a "sword drill", a game that involved looking up Bible texts quickly. After the game, two guys shared a short skit entitled "The Chisel" about God's work in our lives. The [...]

Studying the Great Commission in Sophomore Bible Class

When I stopped in on Mr. Rasmussen's Bible II class this week, the sophomores were gathered in small groups with their Bibles and a chapter from the Acts of the Apostles open on their desks. They were reading  and highlighting key concepts in the chapter entitled "The Great Commission" which describes Jesus' last moments [...]

Students Clean Up Highway

A few Sundays ago, our student body spent part of the afternoon picking up trash along roadsides near campus. As part of Wisconsin's Adopt-a-Highway program, the Student Association has volunteered to clean up the 1.6-mile section of Highway 16 from Johnson Road to the 151 bypass. Students worked in groups led by staff members [...]

Friday Evening Afterglow

Often on Friday evenings after vespers we gather around the piano and sing together. Mr. Rasmussen plays the piano. Sometimes students join on their instruments. We sing our favorites from the hymnal - "O When Shall I See Jesus?", "It is Well With My Soul", "I'd Rather Have Jesus"- and many others. It isn't [...]

Week of Prayer Results in Baptism

On Sabbath, April 10, WA students, staff, family, and church members rejoiced with all of heaven as one of our juniors was baptized at the close of our spring week of prayer. The baptism was performed by Pastor Ron Kelly, who spoke for morning and evening meetings, sharing the essentials of having a relationship [...]